Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: June 2014 to June 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
May
2015(1)
Index Percent change
May
2015
June
2015
Annual Monthly
June
2014
to
June
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2015
to
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2015
to
May
2015
May
2015
to
June
2015

Live animals; animal products

I

1.334 187.0 186.1 -5.0 -1.7 -0.9 -1.7 -0.5

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.321 241.6 239.4 -4.8 -5.3 -0.4 0.5 -0.9

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.678 129.7 127.4 -9.2 -1.1 -1.7 -2.9 -1.8

Vegetable products

II

1.958 203.5 201.9 2.8 -1.7 -1.5 3.5 -0.8

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.546 465.8 459.9 29.9 8.9 -4.4 14.1 -1.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.492 98.5 95.8 -5.2 -1.8 -0.3 -1.0 -2.7

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.367 240.5 242.0 0.5 -4.6 -0.2 -1.6 0.6

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.267 105.3 105.9 -8.5 -0.2 -4.1 1.5 0.6

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.770 160.9 160.7 -0.6 -0.7 -0.2 -0.4 -0.1

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.185 91.0 90.6 -1.8 -0.2 -0.7 -0.1 -0.4

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.247 110.6 111.1 -2.6 -3.6 0.0 2.2 0.5

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares (Dec. 2007=100)

19

0.276 132.0 132.0 0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.330 158.0 154.9 -8.7 -1.2 -0.8 -2.2 -2.0

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.040 127.5 127.6 1.4 0.3 -0.4 0.1 0.1

Mineral products

V

11.868 207.2 208.9 -40.8 1.5 1.5 10.9 0.8

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

11.633 204.5 206.2 -41.1 1.5 1.8 11.1 0.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.649 148.8 148.3 -2.8 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.665 300.8 295.4 -9.3 -1.8 0.7 -0.9 -1.8

Organic chemicals

29

2.453 124.3 123.5 -8.6 -0.1 0.6 0.4 -0.6

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.466 136.6 136.7 1.9 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.390 113.8 111.8 3.2 -0.5 -2.0 1.9 -1.8

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.202 98.3 99.5 -1.7 -4.3 -1.7 0.0 1.2

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.551 91.0 91.0 -2.8 0.0 0.6 0.3 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.380 142.2 142.0 -4.1 -0.6 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.203 146.8 146.2 -2.4 -0.7 -0.8 0.0 -0.4

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.177 135.8 136.0 -7.0 -0.4 -0.8 -0.3 0.1

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.715 128.1 128.1 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.666 130.6 130.7 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.723 137.1 138.5 -5.4 -1.8 -1.2 -1.9 1.0

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2014=100)

44

0.686 94.0 95.0 - -1.9 -1.2 -2.0 1.1

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.147 112.0 111.9 -1.6 -0.4 -0.4 0.0 -0.1

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.765 106.2 106.1 -1.0 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.437 114.7 114.6 0.4 0.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.177 104.3 104.3 1.4 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.952 120.3 120.0 0.8 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.633 106.6 106.6 -1.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.483 122.9 122.9 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.289 122.0 122.0 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.894 132.5 133.2 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.2 0.5

Ceramic products

69

0.268 138.8 138.9 -1.9 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.313 129.6 129.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

3.031 171.6 171.3 -4.9 -2.0 0.0 -0.5 -0.2

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.305 169.8 168.4 -8.0 -1.3 -1.3 -0.1 -0.8

Iron and steel

72

1.081 182.5 181.6 -18.3 -3.0 -4.9 -2.2 -0.5

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.677 149.7 148.5 -3.6 -0.6 -0.6 0.1 -0.8

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.464 292.9 303.3 -7.3 0.8 0.9 0.8 3.6

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.758 136.2 131.5 -6.6 -2.6 0.3 0.1 -3.5

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.443 128.8 129.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.2

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.516 138.3 138.4 1.2 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

29.438 82.7 82.6 -2.4 -0.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.965 87.8 87.8 -2.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 0.0

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

14.473 77.7 77.7 -2.6 -0.3 -0.4 0.0 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.640 114.6 114.6 -1.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.323 113.2 113.2 -1.5 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

1.225 119.9 119.9 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

3.858 103.7 103.8 -1.0 0.1 -0.4 0.0 0.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.539 100.5 100.6 -1.1 0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.1

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.258 141.8 141.9 -1.4 0.0 -0.7 -0.1 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

3.995 113.0 112.8 -0.6 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.407 117.6 117.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.333 104.8 104.8 -0.9 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.255 134.2 134.1 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the three months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

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